Reflect upon your present blessings— Charles Dickens
Attractive Thanksgiving Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday.
People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.
Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget--lest we forget!
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.
Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it, But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
I do, therefore, invite my fellow citizens .
. . to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life.
Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Before you go out into the world, wash your face in the clear crystal of praise.
Bury each yesterday in the fine linen and spices of thankfulness.
What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?
Every day is a day to be thankful. Life's abundance has no limit, and gratitude is what keeps that abundance flowing. In every circumstance there is something for which to be thankful. Even when there seems to be nothing else, there is hope.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flames within us.
O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Thanksgiving. It's like we didn't even try to come up with a tradition. The tradition is, we overeat. 'Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?' 'But we do that every day!' 'Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?'
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works; deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith; deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to--a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
You know that just before that first Thanksgiving dinner there was one wise, old Native American woman saying, Don't feed them. If you feed them, they'll never leave.
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
I find that the more willing I am to be grateful for the small things in life, the bigger stuff just seems to show up from unexpected sources, and I am constantly looking forward to each day with all the surprises that keep coming my way!
You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.
' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.
Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day, stand upon your feet.
Believe in man. Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in your own time and place. There is not, and there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving," and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
I love Thanksgiving turkey... It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.
The Christian who walks with the Lord and keeps constant communion with Him will see many reason for rejoicing and thanksgiving all day long.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.
If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again.
Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage;
We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will.
It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God.
Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.